Nerja is basically a coastal town located in the eastern most part of the province of Malaga, in the autonomous region of Andalusia. Yet this place has many wonderful and unique sites.
The third most visited monument in all of Spain is located in this town of around 22,000. This is of course the Nerja Caves, which was discovered in 1959. This is nowadays an official historical and artistic place. It is millions of years old and has gigantic chambers, some of the largest the planet. In fact concerts and ballets are held there each year. Skeletons and artefacts expose that pre-historic people in fact lived there. There are wall paintings in the caves estimated to be 20,000 year old.
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From the caves we head down to the beach, all 13 kilometres of it. There are many types of beaches to choose from. You can discover quite beaches, and you can find a beaches with all the trappings of modern living; most notably the world famous and multi-awarded Burriana beach.
The town itself is a unique site having been occupied by conquering Romans who left behind a still standing marvellous aqueduct, and not to be outdone, by conquering Arabs; whose influence is seen in the design of the 17th Century El Salvador Church.
Hundreds of years later this location was the scene of yet another conflict when a fort area in town was pulverized by British warships in 1812 throughout the Peninsula War. In this place now stands the Balcon de Europa (Balcony of Europe). You can have a impressive view of the Mediterranean Sea when you visit this place.
These sites have made Nerja a magnet for tourist and with the boom in tourism came the hotels. You can find hotels along the beach and inside the town itself. Of course there are the hostels, apartments, townhouses, and the fine villas. All the trappings of modern living you can find in this scenic town.
Yet Nerja – Wonderful Summer Destination in Spain still has another unique site to offer – a camping site that is. There are every time those who wish for getting away from the usual comfort of modern living and rough it up a bit. While in the south this small town is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea in the north it is a series of mountains that help define its boundary. This northern area is the ideal setting for a camping site which Nerja has taken full advantage of.
In the slopes of the Alimajara Mountains is a site called Nerja Camping. For this vantage point it overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. It’s not very far no more than around 4 to 5 kilometres to the north of the town. What is an added bonus for this place is that it is only 1 kilometre away from the popular Nerja Caves. The place has 51 sites and does have electricity. There are also bungalows in the place if that suits you. The main vehicle gate closes from 12 midnight to 8 in the morning. Loud noise is not tolerated; a great contidion for those who want being closer to nature.
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